Te Kōrero Ahi Kā: To Speak of the Home Fires Burning by Evelyn Doyle, Simon Petrie, Grant Stone, Aaron Compton, Sally McLennan, Sean Monaghan, Edwina Harvey, Piper Mejia, I.K. Paterson-Harkness, Juliet Marillier, Daniel Stride, Kevin G. Maclean, Paul Mannering, Matt Cowens, Mike Reeves-McMillan, Eileen Mueller, A.J. Ponder, Marolyn Dudfield, Darian Smith, Grace Bridges, Kevin Berry, Robinne Weiss, Jane Percival, Gregory Dally, Alan Baxter, Serena Dawson, Mark English, Lee Murray

269 pages first pub 2018 (editions)

fiction short stories adventurous mysterious slow-paced


Here, between the realms of the Sky Father and Earth Mother, hellhounds race, ghosts drift aimless, and the taniwha stalks. Home fires drive them back, at the same time sparking stories and poems that traverse seconds, eons, and parsecs. Tales of ...

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adventurous 100%
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Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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